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Old 25-05-2021, 11:48   #3
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Originally Posted by dotti34 View Post

Then for the next few Christmases we were bombarded with requests for us to do this again. These requests were on really good quality paper and there was quite a bit of literature in the envelope. The total cost of sending this out, taking into account labour costs, admin, etc., would have taken quite a big chunk out of any gift money they received, much more than was used for the purpose it had been donated, I would think. Needless to say we have not contributed any more since then.
I don't know if the same applies in oz as here, 95% of all charity income can be claimed in 'Administration' fees,
which knowing the greed of most folk means very little goes to the real need but a very large amount goes to a small group of people that would otherwise have to get legitimate jobs so that they can continue to live off (or become) the fat of the land.
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